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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 444-12
May 31, 2012

DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean E. Brazas, of Greensboro, N.C., died May 30 while conducting combat operations in Panjwa’l, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to Naval Base Kitsap Security Detachment in Bremerton, Wash.

            For more information, media may contact the Naval Base Kitsap public affairs office at 360- 627-4030 or 360-627-4031.